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Jim Courier Australian Open Blog
January 22, 2013 @ 9:29 PM

Greetings from Melbourne where I am pulling double duty as a commentator for Australia's 7 Network as well as following the American players in my role as Davis Cup Captain. Starting the year in the Aussie summer with long, warm days is what I have been lucky enough to do...
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YOUNG HOLLYWOOD: TENNIS LEGENDS SHOWDOWN AT POWERSHARES TOUR
December 14, 2012 @ 9:43 AM

See this video interview as Young Hollywood serves up an exclusive visit to the PowerShares Tour's stop in Anaheim, where tennis legends Andre Agassi, John McEnroe, Jim Courier, and Michael Chang chat about the Series, and then share their secrets to staying in shape, their tour essentials, and Andre teaches...
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10S BALLS: JIM COURIER – SOMETHING TO BE SAID FOR PUSHY PARENTS
December 07, 2012 @ 3:06 PM

U.S. Davis Cup captain Jim Courier is one of the most well- reasoned people in tennis, which is why he also received accolades as a TV analyst. He can offer up conservative opinions, as well as ones that go against the grain. When asked whether its possible for tennis parents...
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USA TODAY: US CAPTAINS COURIER, FERNANDEZ LOOK AHEAD TO 2013
December 06, 2012 @ 4:34 PM

Jim Courier and Mary Joe Fernandez, each in their own ways, are presiding over new eras for the U.S. Davis Cup and Fed Cup teams.

Though Andy Roddick already had stepped aside in recent years, the Davis Cup stalwart is gone for good now, retiring at the U.S. Open. Mardy Fish...
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MILE HIGH SPORTS: INTERVIEW WITH ANDRE AGASSI
December 06, 2012 @ 3:40 PM

Andy Zodin of Sunday Night Sports Zone (Su | 6p-8p) caught up with tennis legend Andre Agassi during the PowerShares Battle of the Champions (11/29/12 – Pepsi Center) to talk tennis at altitude.

 

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HUFFINGTON POST:
THE EDUCATION OF A TENNIS PLAYER

December 05, 2012 @ 8:41 AM

You're likely acquainted with the bubble skilled young athletes enter. Focus beyond belief. Distance from peers. Significant exclusion from school.

All that narrow education is more acute in tennis. Even the adolescent Lebron James needed teammates. Tennis has no spirit of collaboration, only singular competition -- more ruthlessly democratic and merit-based...
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COURIER EDGES AGASSI TO FINISH AS YEAR END #1 IN THE 2012 POWERSHARES SERIES
December 03, 2012 @ 11:34 AM

NEW YORK, NY (December 3, 2012) – In a hotly contested race, Jim Courier held on to finish the 2012 PowerShares Series season in the top spot and claim the first place winner’s share of $500,000.  Andre Agassi finished strong to win three of the final four events and vault...
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STEVE G TENNIS: AGASSI WINS ANAHEIM; COURIER CROWNED POWERSHARES SERIES CHAMPION
December 01, 2012 @ 3:23 PM

During an exciting and unpredictable evening at the Honda Center in Anaheim, Jim Courier was crowned champion of the 2012 PowerShares Series.

Courier, along with Andre Agassi, Michael Chang and John McEnroe all competed at the Acura Champions Cup, the final event of the series. Courier led McEnroe by only 100...
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AGASSI WINS FINAL POWERSHARES EVENT OF THE SEASON
December 01, 2012 @ 2:54 AM

Courier wins year-end points title and $500,000 first prize

 

ANAHEIM,CA – Andre Agassi won his third PowerShares Series event of the season when he dispatched hometown favorite and Orange County’s own Michael Chang, 8-4 in the championship match of the Acura Champions Cup at the Honda Center in Anaheim,...
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TENNIS CHANNEL: SERIOUSLY, YOUR RECREATIONAL ROLE MODEL – JOHN MCENROE
November 30, 2012 @ 9:03 AM

Has there ever been a tennis player more analyzed than John McEnroe? The psyche and the temper, ready to combust at the flick of a linesman’s hand. In San Jose recently for the Champions Showdown, a part of the PowerShares Series Tour, McEnroe said, “It’s gotten to the point where...
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OFFICIAL CHARITY OF THE POWERSHARES SERIES
November 30, 2012 @ 9:00 AM

USTA Serves, the national Charity of the USTA and the PowerShares Series have teamed up in an effort to improve the quality of life among our nation’s youth and people with disabilities through the integration of tennis and education....
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LOS ANGELES TIMES: Q&A – TENNIS GREAT ANDRE AGASSI ON RETIREMENT, RETURN TO PLAY
November 30, 2012 @ 8:52 AM

Andre Agassi is playing tennis again.

The winner of eight Grand Slam events has been retired since 2006, but he will compete against John McEnroeMichael Chang and Jim Courier in Friday night’s Acura Champions Cup at  Read More>>

MCENROE WINS SECOND POWERSHARES SERIES TITLE OF SEASON IN DENVER
November 30, 2012 @ 1:36 AM

Mac stays alive for a chance to win the $500,000 first prize on Friday night in Anaheim

DENVER, CO – John McEnroe rose to the occasion and played some of his best tennis of the 2012 PowerShares Series season when he fought back from a 6-5 deficit to win the last...
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